Definition of Tibet
region of southwestern China on a high plateau (average altitude 16,000 feet, or 4877 meters) north of the Himalayas and bordering on India, Nepal, Bhutan, and Myanmar (Burma); capital Lhasa area 471,660 square miles (1,226,316 square kilometers), population 3,002,165
- —see also tibetan
TIBET Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of Tibet for English Language Learners
: region of China
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